SLOW HUM

  Slow hum. Morning beckons- delicate dance of daisies, baby bunny in back garden thinking it’s his whole world, even the breeze is bouncy. Breath better than before. Slow hum of day unfolding, footsteps on sidewalks, sights on slow lanes, softly humming. Even runners head towards hedges now- hedge funds thrown to the ditch- see […]

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FINDING OUR WAY

  I woke early, attention tethered to the bird call as they build their nests within the walls we once lit fires between. Regardless of season we must all find ways to shelter and survive. I ran early, out into the open morning where air was still yawning and I thought about sleep and what […]

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STILL

Day 26: National Poetry Writing Month #NaPoWriMo Still morning, still forming, breath baying over brook and bank, still learning, still changing, stillness flowing through field and thought, still searching,  still drinking, the night passing,  the day not yet told, still waving, still rippling,  still remembering that which is done, still cloud, still covering, awaken not […]

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TRACKS OF TEARS

Day 15; National Poetry Writing Month 30 Days/30 Poems #NaPoWriMo There’s a girl this morning on the metro, unaware of the crowds, unaware that I’m late. There’s a girl on the metro packed with tears, with tears in her eyes and no place for more lies. There’s a girl on the metro in the morning, […]

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BEFORE THE RUSH

  Pause and push move and be moved, people push air push breath push will on paths in parks, pushing moments slow moving moments unfolding in parks where breath is paused where time is teased, as if turned back, as if tempered move and be moved pause and push before the rush. All words and […]

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ON THE WATER

  In the morning by the river gently waking all nature is reflected in the slowly moving current in the trees as they bare witness in the grass as it bares its blanket in the morning. I saw you like this at the birth of morning as day spawned its dawning as I rowed out […]

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